Definition of alexithymic in English:

alexithymic

adjective

Psychiatry Psychology
  • Affected with alexithymia; of or relating to alexithymia.

noun

Psychiatry Psychology
  • An alexithymic person.

Origin

1970s. From a- + ancient Greek λέξις speech + θυμός soul, understood by the coiner, P. E. Sifneos, to have the meaning ‘mood’ + -ic.

Pronunciation

alexithymic

/əˌlɛksɪˈθʌɪmɪk/